You know, it's like cowboys -- they love westerns. So people who are in intelligence work often like spy shows -- they get a kick out of it.
Would blacks have considered the Klan a form of state terrorism in places where the local sheriff and others were involved Absolutely.
Those are significant changes, and I am sure there is some sense of loss and change at the agency. But the agency has a deep history, and maybe they can celebrate that today, too.
We want people to come away with an understanding that this is not the first time that Americans have felt terror that there were other periods in American history when groups either from within or outside the country used terrorism against us.